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Pearl Industry

Alfred Eisenstaedt1946-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Kokichi Mikimoto, the sole inventor of "cultured pearl" system, entertaining factory girls by thumping his chest in imitation of cantering horse at his factory.

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  • Title: Pearl Industry
  • Date: 1946-09
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Kokichi Mikimoto, Industry, People And Customs, Vintage Print, Japan, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_750887
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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